Family Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

Endangered

Yellow-rumped Antwren (Euchrepomis sharpei)


Taxonomy

French: Grisin à croupion jaune German: Gelbbürzel-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí lomigualdo
Taxonomy:

Terenura sharpei

Berlepsch

, 1901,

Quebrada Honda, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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Monotypic.

Distribution:

E slope of Andes in extreme S Peru (Cuzco, Puno) and W Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba).

Descriptive notes

9·5–10·5 cm; 7–8 g. Male has black crown and nape, whitish supercilium, thin dark line through eye; back olive, lower back and rump yellow, tail greyish-olive;... read more

Voice

Loudsong a series of initially countable notes rising in pitch and shortening in length to become... read more

Habitat

Canopy and subcanopy of montane evergreen forest, at 750–1700 m.

Food and feeding

Little published. Feeds on insects, probably also spiders. Closely associated partners, individuals, or family groups forage mostly 10... read more

Breeding

Almost nothing known. Season at Serranía Bellavista (La Paz) thought to be at least Jun–Jul; male with enlarged testes in late Jun;... read more

Movements

Presumed resident.

Status and conservation

ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Bolivian and Peruvian Lower Yungas EBA. Has very small range, but within region where there are several large, recently... read more

Recommended citation

Zimmer, K. & Isler, M.L. (2018). Yellow-rumped Antwren (Euchrepomis sharpei). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/56784 on 11 December 2018).